MOUNT VERNON — The Knox County Career Center Adult Education program graduated nine EMT Basic students on Friday. The class, which started in January, was taught by Central Ohio Joint Fire District Chief Joe Porter and retired Columbus firefighter Charlie Campbell. Porter has been teaching in the Public Safety program for over 10 years.
The course graduates included Cole Benz, Mark Boniface, Carla Johnson, Joseph Kelley, Dalton Latham, Vingqi Li, Brandon Ruhl, Tim Stump and Zach Wilson.
KCCC offers a variety of adult education programs including Public Safety, coordinated by Rob Homman. The program includes EMS and fire training. The EMT course completed by the program graduates is the beginning of a series of courses that could lead to paramedic certification.
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